The Truth About Cars » PR http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 05 May 2016 22:06:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Watch (Most of) These 1958 Sedans Destroy Their Suspensions http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/watch-most-of-these-1958-sedans-destroy-their-suspensions/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/watch-most-of-these-1958-sedans-destroy-their-suspensions/#comments Sat, 23 Apr 2016 16:30:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1330489 If 1958 wasn’t the peak of automotive glitz and excess, it was damn close to it. American automakers, emboldened by a never-ending postwar buying spree, heaped more chrome and new technology onto their models that year than ever before. Uplevel models — Lincoln, Buick and Olds, especially — were the worst offenders, somehow managing to make themselves […]

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If 1958 wasn’t the peak of automotive glitz and excess, it was damn close to it. American automakers, emboldened by a never-ending postwar buying spree, heaped more chrome and new technology onto their models that year than ever before. Uplevel models — Lincoln, Buick and Olds, especially — were the worst offenders, somehow managing to make themselves […]

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Jim Gaffigan Wants to Boost Your ‘Dad Brand’ With the Chrysler Pacifica http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/jim-gaffigan-wants-boost-dad-brand-chrysler-pacifica/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/jim-gaffigan-wants-boost-dad-brand-chrysler-pacifica/#comments Sat, 09 Apr 2016 14:30:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1321274 Chrysler needed a pitchman who could rally a nation of parents around its all-important 2017 Pacifica minivan, so it called on Jim Gaffigan. In a series of new commercials released by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the deadpan “everyman” stand-up comic talks up the Pacifica’s ability to improve one’s “dad brand.” Gaffigan, known for refraining from profanity while practicing […]

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Chrysler needed a pitchman who could rally a nation of parents around its all-important 2017 Pacifica minivan, so it called on Jim Gaffigan. In a series of new commercials released by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the deadpan “everyman” stand-up comic talks up the Pacifica’s ability to improve one’s “dad brand.” Gaffigan, known for refraining from profanity while practicing […]

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Honda’s Hot Shoe: We Came for the Neoprene Vamp, But We Stayed for the Articulated Nodes http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/hondas-hot-shoe-came-neoprene-vamp-stayed-articulated-nodes/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/hondas-hot-shoe-came-neoprene-vamp-stayed-articulated-nodes/#comments Wed, 30 Mar 2016 20:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1314698 Where do I start? So, Honda unveiled a shoe yesterday, and it’s the next best thing to owning and driving a 2016 Civic. At least, that’s what we’re led to believe. The limited edition…shoe…is a collaboration between Honda (maker of 3,000 pound vehicles that can drive places and are way pricier than pants), lifestyle-oriented digital […]

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Where do I start? So, Honda unveiled a shoe yesterday, and it’s the next best thing to owning and driving a 2016 Civic. At least, that’s what we’re led to believe. The limited edition…shoe…is a collaboration between Honda (maker of 3,000 pound vehicles that can drive places and are way pricier than pants), lifestyle-oriented digital […]

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Your Car’s Headlights are Probably Terrible: IIHS http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/cars-headlights-probably-terrible-iihs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/cars-headlights-probably-terrible-iihs/#comments Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1314498 The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has started rating headlights, and just released a report that takes a dim view on the performance of most midsize cars. Only one vehicle out of 31 testers earned a rating of “good” from the road safety nonprofit, with the bulk of midsize vehicles earning a rating of “marginal” […]

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has started rating headlights, and just released a report that takes a dim view on the performance of most midsize cars. Only one vehicle out of 31 testers earned a rating of “good” from the road safety nonprofit, with the bulk of midsize vehicles earning a rating of “marginal” […]

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Nissan to Ad Agencies: “It Takes Brass Balls to Sell Cars!” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/nissan-ad-agencies-takes-brass-balls-sell-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/nissan-ad-agencies-takes-brass-balls-sell-cars/#comments Tue, 29 Mar 2016 19:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1314178 Nissan’s U.S. sales boss delivered some Glengarry Glen Ross-style “motivation” to its ad agencies in order to pump up the brand’s weak messaging via a new campaign. Christian Meunier, who took control of Nissan’s U.S. sales and marketing in January, dressed down a roomful of agency reps a week into his new job, according to Automotive […]

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Nissan’s U.S. sales boss delivered some Glengarry Glen Ross-style “motivation” to its ad agencies in order to pump up the brand’s weak messaging via a new campaign. Christian Meunier, who took control of Nissan’s U.S. sales and marketing in January, dressed down a roomful of agency reps a week into his new job, according to Automotive […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen e-Stall, Jeep Debut Has a Latin Flavor, and GM Has a Good Day in Court http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-e-stall-jeep-debut-latin-flavor-gm-good-day-court/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-e-stall-jeep-debut-latin-flavor-gm-good-day-court/#comments Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1313834 If you didn’t think an electric car could stall, Volkswagen has a Golf-sized dose of reality for you. That, Jeep’s Compass/Patriot successor wants to woo south of the Equator, General Motors gets some good legal news, there’s money in them there charging stations, and Volvo gets a PR boost … after the break! e-Golf fades […]

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If you didn’t think an electric car could stall, Volkswagen has a Golf-sized dose of reality for you. That, Jeep’s Compass/Patriot successor wants to woo south of the Equator, General Motors gets some good legal news, there’s money in them there charging stations, and Volvo gets a PR boost … after the break! e-Golf fades […]

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Ford is Thrilled by a Teeny, Tiny Product Placement http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ford-thrilled-teeny-tiny-product-placement/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ford-thrilled-teeny-tiny-product-placement/#comments Fri, 18 Mar 2016 20:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1307121 When you get to a certain age, you think you know everything about Monopoly: Children will cheat (it’s what they do), you’ll never make money off of the louse-infested Baltic Avenue, and utilities can be a cash cow — especially in real life. But who knew there was a version of Monopoly devoted to brands? Huh? […]

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When you get to a certain age, you think you know everything about Monopoly: Children will cheat (it’s what they do), you’ll never make money off of the louse-infested Baltic Avenue, and utilities can be a cash cow — especially in real life. But who knew there was a version of Monopoly devoted to brands? Huh? […]

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Your Future No Longer Includes Rear-Ending That Other Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/future-no-longer-includes-rear-ending-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/future-no-longer-includes-rear-ending-car/#comments Thu, 17 Mar 2016 16:30:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1305897 As we reported yesterday, a group of top automakers has agreed to offer automatic emergency braking (AEB) on almost all of their models by 2022. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed the voluntary agreement today, meaning virtually all light-duty cars and trucks sold in North America will adopt the safety feature by Sept. […]

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As we reported yesterday, a group of top automakers has agreed to offer automatic emergency braking (AEB) on almost all of their models by 2022. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed the voluntary agreement today, meaning virtually all light-duty cars and trucks sold in North America will adopt the safety feature by Sept. […]

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If You Can Handle a Color From 1970, You Could Be Dodge Material http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/can-handle-color-1970-dodge-material/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/can-handle-color-1970-dodge-material/#comments Mon, 14 Mar 2016 21:20:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1303905 The paint — erm, act could be wearing thin. In its latest nod to the heady and far-out past, Dodge will let you have your Challenger or Charger SRT 392 or Hellcat in its newest resurrected color, “Go Mango.” Joining other blast-from-the-past(els) like “Plum Crazy,” Go Mango was offered for the first time on the 1970 […]

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The paint — erm, act could be wearing thin. In its latest nod to the heady and far-out past, Dodge will let you have your Challenger or Charger SRT 392 or Hellcat in its newest resurrected color, “Go Mango.” Joining other blast-from-the-past(els) like “Plum Crazy,” Go Mango was offered for the first time on the 1970 […]

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Feast Your Eyes on These Tasty Jeeps, Peasants http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/feast-eyes-tasty-jeeps-peasants/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/feast-eyes-tasty-jeeps-peasants/#comments Thu, 10 Mar 2016 20:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1301489 In anticipation of the 50th Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah, Jeep turned its best and brightest designers loose and created seven concept vehicles you’ll probably never drive. But you can gaze, and you can dream. These rolling showcases for Jeep and Mopar performance parts crop up annually in advance of the off-road love-in (March […]

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In anticipation of the 50th Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah, Jeep turned its best and brightest designers loose and created seven concept vehicles you’ll probably never drive. But you can gaze, and you can dream. These rolling showcases for Jeep and Mopar performance parts crop up annually in advance of the off-road love-in (March […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Sees a Savior, Goodyear Dreams of Spheres, and Toyota Shakes It Up http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-man-takes-scary-job-goodyear-dreams-spheres-toyota-shakes/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-man-takes-scary-job-goodyear-dreams-spheres-toyota-shakes/#comments Thu, 03 Mar 2016 16:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1295514 An American man will soon enjoy the task of making people love his controversial company again. That, Goodyear’s been watching I, Robot, Toyota shatters its corporate structure, sentiment grows for better braking, and the feds say the airbag recall has gone far enough … after the break! Volkswagen hires (they hope) Mr. Fix-It It’s a […]

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An American man will soon enjoy the task of making people love his controversial company again. That, Goodyear’s been watching I, Robot, Toyota shatters its corporate structure, sentiment grows for better braking, and the feds say the airbag recall has gone far enough … after the break! Volkswagen hires (they hope) Mr. Fix-It It’s a […]

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Not So Fast With That Lawsuit, Guys: Volkswagen http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/not-fast-lawsuit-guys-volkswagen/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/not-fast-lawsuit-guys-volkswagen/#comments Wed, 02 Mar 2016 19:30:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1294778 An anticipated multi-billion dollar lawsuit from disgruntled Volkswagen shareholders is without merit, the embattled German automaker said on March 2. A document made public by Volkswagen states that the suit, which alleges a violation of disclosure obligations under capital markets law, is doomed to fail following an examination by legal experts from both inside and outside […]

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An anticipated multi-billion dollar lawsuit from disgruntled Volkswagen shareholders is without merit, the embattled German automaker said on March 2. A document made public by Volkswagen states that the suit, which alleges a violation of disclosure obligations under capital markets law, is doomed to fail following an examination by legal experts from both inside and outside […]

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Volkswagen Claims CO2 Emissions Lies Were Merely Fibs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-says-nine-model-trims-deviate-original-co2-fuel-consumption-figures/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-says-nine-model-trims-deviate-original-co2-fuel-consumption-figures/#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2015 19:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1238617 A month after questions arose regarding how Volkswagen measured CO2 and fuel consumption in their cars, the troubled automaker says all is well. Per VW’s PR machine, the automaker found “no unlawful change to the stated fuel consumption and CO2 figures” in the majority of its European lineup, with only nine vehicles for the 2016 […]

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A month after questions arose regarding how Volkswagen measured CO2 and fuel consumption in their cars, the troubled automaker says all is well. Per VW’s PR machine, the automaker found “no unlawful change to the stated fuel consumption and CO2 figures” in the majority of its European lineup, with only nine vehicles for the 2016 […]

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ROBORACE Introducing Autonomous Auto Racing For 2016-17 Season http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/formula-e-bringing-autonomous-auto-racing-2016-17-season/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/formula-e-bringing-autonomous-auto-racing-2016-17-season/#comments Mon, 30 Nov 2015 18:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1232009 FIA’s Formula E first brought its electrified take on open-wheel racing in 2014. Come 2016, the series will bring autonomous racing to the party, as well. Which begs the question: Is it still racing if there are no drivers in the cars? Through a partnership with technology investment company Kinetik, Formula E’s 2016-17 season will […]

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FIA’s Formula E first brought its electrified take on open-wheel racing in 2014. Come 2016, the series will bring autonomous racing to the party, as well. Which begs the question: Is it still racing if there are no drivers in the cars? Through a partnership with technology investment company Kinetik, Formula E’s 2016-17 season will […]

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Subaru to Build Three-Row Crossover in Indiana http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/subaru-bringing-three-row-crossover-indiana-2018/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/subaru-bringing-three-row-crossover-indiana-2018/#comments Tue, 10 Nov 2015 16:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1215889 The Tribeca having driven into the sunset, Subaru will build its replacement in Lafayette, Ind. beginning in 2018 as its fourth model assembled in the U.S. The replacement is set to be an as-yet-unnamed three-row crossover with full third-row capability, which will join the Legacy, Outback and Impreza on the assembly line at Subaru of Indiana […]

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The Tribeca having driven into the sunset, Subaru will build its replacement in Lafayette, Ind. beginning in 2018 as its fourth model assembled in the U.S. The replacement is set to be an as-yet-unnamed three-row crossover with full third-row capability, which will join the Legacy, Outback and Impreza on the assembly line at Subaru of Indiana […]

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Los Angeles 2015: Subaru Debuting Impreza Sedan Concept http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/los-angeles-2015-subaru-debuting-impreza-sedan-concept/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/los-angeles-2015-subaru-debuting-impreza-sedan-concept/#comments Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1215753 You saw the Subaru Impreza five-door concept at Tokyo last month. Now, it’s the Impreza Sedan Concept’s time to shine later this month in Los Angeles. Subaru dropped the above teaser in its press release issued Tuesday. Little else was given about the latest concept beyond its time of arrival, set for the afternoon of […]

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You saw the Subaru Impreza five-door concept at Tokyo last month. Now, it’s the Impreza Sedan Concept’s time to shine later this month in Los Angeles. Subaru dropped the above teaser in its press release issued Tuesday. Little else was given about the latest concept beyond its time of arrival, set for the afternoon of […]

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2016 Scion iA, iM Pricing Officially Announced http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/2016-scion-ia-im-pricing-officially-announced/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/2016-scion-ia-im-pricing-officially-announced/#comments Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1101497 The embargo is over for the 2016 Scion iA and iM, as pricing and other features have been officially announced. As reported earlier, pricing for the iM begins at $18,460 MSRP for the six-speed manual model, $19,200 for the CVTi-S version. What wasn’t mentioned was the iA’s pricing, officially set for $15,700 for the six-speed […]

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The embargo is over for the 2016 Scion iA and iM, as pricing and other features have been officially announced. As reported earlier, pricing for the iM begins at $18,460 MSRP for the six-speed manual model, $19,200 for the CVTi-S version. What wasn’t mentioned was the iA’s pricing, officially set for $15,700 for the six-speed […]

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2016 Ford Focus RS Delivers 345 HP With ‘Specially Engineered’ EcoBoost Mill http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/2016-ford-focus-rs-delivers-345-hp-with-specially-engineered-ecoboost-mill/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/2016-ford-focus-rs-delivers-345-hp-with-specially-engineered-ecoboost-mill/#comments Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1099817 Ahead of its arrival at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in West Sussex, England, the 2016 Ford Focus RS’ horsepower figures were officially revealed. Ford says the hot hatch’s “specially engineered 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine” is good for 345 horsepower and 324 lb-ft of torque to all four corners. The turbo-four shares the basics with […]

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Ahead of its arrival at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in West Sussex, England, the 2016 Ford Focus RS’ horsepower figures were officially revealed. Ford says the hot hatch’s “specially engineered 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine” is good for 345 horsepower and 324 lb-ft of torque to all four corners. The turbo-four shares the basics with […]

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Ford Unveils Carsharing Pilot Program For Select Ford Credit Consumers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/ford-unveils-carsharing-pilot-program-for-select-ford-credit-consumers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/ford-unveils-carsharing-pilot-program-for-select-ford-credit-consumers/#comments Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1099089 Financing a Ford and looking to bolster your monthly payments? The automaker has an idea: rent your car to others. Ford owners financing their rides through Ford Credit can rent them out to other drivers through its Peer-2-Peer Car Sharing program, announced Tuesday evening. The pilot program will invite 14,000 and 12,000 owners “in six […]

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Financing a Ford and looking to bolster your monthly payments? The automaker has an idea: rent your car to others. Ford owners financing their rides through Ford Credit can rent them out to other drivers through its Peer-2-Peer Car Sharing program, announced Tuesday evening. The pilot program will invite 14,000 and 12,000 owners “in six […]

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[UPDATED] 2016 MINI Clubman Official Images Revealed Ahead Of Frankfurt http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/autoleaks-2016-mini-clubman-official-images-revealed-ahead-of-frankfurt/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/autoleaks-2016-mini-clubman-official-images-revealed-ahead-of-frankfurt/#comments Wed, 24 Jun 2015 14:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1098817 Ahead of the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, official images of the 2016 MINI Clubman escaped onto the Internet for all the world to see [now updated with info from the official press release – CA]. Underpinned by the UKL1 modular architecture also used by the MINI three- and five-door models, as well as the BMW […]

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Ahead of the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, official images of the 2016 MINI Clubman escaped onto the Internet for all the world to see [now updated with info from the official press release – CA]. Underpinned by the UKL1 modular architecture also used by the MINI three- and five-door models, as well as the BMW […]

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BREAKING: Toyota Offices Raided In Tokyo In Connection With Hamp Arrest http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/breaking-toyota-offices-raided-in-tokyo-in-connection-with-hamp-arrest/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/breaking-toyota-offices-raided-in-tokyo-in-connection-with-hamp-arrest/#comments Tue, 23 Jun 2015 15:36:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1097897 Reuters is reporting police have raided Toyota’s office in Tokyo in connection with the arrest of communications chief Julie Hamp over alleged drug importation offences. When asked, a Toyota spokesman declined to comment on the nature of the police presence, but said the company is cooperating with police. Hamp, the first female senior executive at Toyota, […]

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Reuters is reporting police have raided Toyota’s office in Tokyo in connection with the arrest of communications chief Julie Hamp over alleged drug importation offences. When asked, a Toyota spokesman declined to comment on the nature of the police presence, but said the company is cooperating with police. Hamp, the first female senior executive at Toyota, […]

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2016 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Planned For US Market Arrival http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/2016-chevrolet-cruze-hatchback-planned-for-us-market-arrival/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/2016-chevrolet-cruze-hatchback-planned-for-us-market-arrival/#comments Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1097233 A hatchback version of the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze was shown to dealers at the brand’s national meeting in Vegas last week, with plans to sell it in North America. The Cruze hatch — like the current model pictured above — is already available in a handful of countries, Automotive News reports, the lack of which […]

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A hatchback version of the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze was shown to dealers at the brand’s national meeting in Vegas last week, with plans to sell it in North America. The Cruze hatch — like the current model pictured above — is already available in a handful of countries, Automotive News reports, the lack of which […]

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Frankfurt 2015: Production-Ready Infiniti Q30 Set For Debut http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/frankfurt-2015-production-ready-infiniti-q30-set-for-debut/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/frankfurt-2015-production-ready-infiniti-q30-set-for-debut/#comments Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:11:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1096097 Two years ago in Frankfurt, the Infiniti Q30 debuted before the world in concept form. Come this September, it will return with a production-ready look. The brand is putting the finishing touches on its first-ever compact luxury car, including “dynamic testing and ultimate validation” in the United Kingdom — where development of the Q30 was […]

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Two years ago in Frankfurt, the Infiniti Q30 debuted before the world in concept form. Come this September, it will return with a production-ready look. The brand is putting the finishing touches on its first-ever compact luxury car, including “dynamic testing and ultimate validation” in the United Kingdom — where development of the Q30 was […]

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Subaru Launches Impreza Sport Hybrid In Japan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/subaru-launches-impreza-sport-hybrid-in-japan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/subaru-launches-impreza-sport-hybrid-in-japan/#comments Fri, 19 Jun 2015 15:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1095785 Consumers in Japan will soon be able to purchase a new hybrid from Subaru, in the form of the Impreza Sport Hybrid. Power for the newest Impreza variant comes from a 2.0-liter DOHC flat-four paired with an electric motor, and is sent to all corners through a CVT. Fuel economy is expected to hit 20.4 […]

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Consumers in Japan will soon be able to purchase a new hybrid from Subaru, in the form of the Impreza Sport Hybrid. Power for the newest Impreza variant comes from a 2.0-liter DOHC flat-four paired with an electric motor, and is sent to all corners through a CVT. Fuel economy is expected to hit 20.4 […]

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General Motors Repurposes Chevrolet Volt Batteries For Energy Storage http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/general-motors-repurposes-chevrolet-volt-batteries-for-energy-storage/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/general-motors-repurposes-chevrolet-volt-batteries-for-energy-storage/#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1094633 Having already recycled battery covers into animal habitats, General Motors is turning its efforts toward the Chevrolet Volt’s batteries themselves. General Motors battery life cycle boss Pablo Valencia says the packs used in the PHEV can still be of use in storage applications once its days providing energy to the vehicle draws to an end, […]

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Having already recycled battery covers into animal habitats, General Motors is turning its efforts toward the Chevrolet Volt’s batteries themselves. General Motors battery life cycle boss Pablo Valencia says the packs used in the PHEV can still be of use in storage applications once its days providing energy to the vehicle draws to an end, […]

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